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Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus (2016) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
Adreno 530
4 GB / 64 GB
5.7 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus

Xiaomi announced the launch of the Mi 5s Plus smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus phone with 5.7 inches display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro chipset, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3800 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus specifications

BrandXiaomi
NameMi 5s Plus
ModelMI5SP
Release date2016

Body

The weight of Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus is about 5.93 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Xiaomi phone are average (6.09 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches).

Weight5.93 oz
Dimensions6.09 x 3.06 x 0.31 inches
Colorsgold, gray, rose-gold, silver
SIM typeNano SIM

System

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus comes with Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro
CPUQuad-core, Dual-core 2.4 GHz Kryo, Dual-core 2 GHz Kryo
GPUAdreno 530

Display

The size of Mi 5s Plus screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches IPS display of Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus (4 GB) cannot be expanded.

RAM4 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotno

Camera

The camera of the Mi 5s Plus is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera4 MP
Main camera13 MP, 4160 x 3120 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Mi 5s Plus comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Mi 5s Plus phone doesn't have built-in FM radio.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radiono
USBUSB Type-C, USB host
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3800 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mi 5s Plus isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3800 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Mi 5s Plus phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Xiaomi phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, MIUI 8
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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